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City paves way for more street funding

It’s time to keep the streets in Garrison top priority. That’s why Garrison City council members decided Monday night to increase the amount budgeted for street repairs in the general fund from $52,000 to $77,000 – an increase of $25,000, or a jump of about 32 percent.

Posted 10/06/11 (Thu) read more »

Residents, supervisors battle over township roads

This spring’s flooding continues to cause stress on those affected by the aftermath. For those in Cameron Township, Ward County, matters came to a head in Douglas Monday morning.

Posted 9/29/11 (Thu) read more »

Disaster preparedness

It was only a drill, but for those who participated in Tuesday afternoon’s mock disaster, it was real, and done in real time.

Posted 9/29/11 (Thu) read more »

Money issues top board

How much is enough to have in the bank? Steve Seidler, Garrison school board member, said Tuesday evening he thinks $678,000 might not be enough.

Posted 9/22/11 (Thu) read more »

Paying it forward

A 1 percent tax approved by Garrison voters in 2006 could pave the way toward paying the lion’s share of the cost for a new water tower in the community.

Posted 9/22/11 (Thu) read more »

Trailer court bustling

It’s a sight that hasn’t been seen since Boeing was in the area installing missile sites in the early 60s. The sight is a full Northview Trailer Court.

Posted 9/15/11 (Thu) read more »

School building plans get another look

The phrase “no pain, no gain” took on new life at a meeting of a group of school board members last week.

Posted 9/15/11 (Thu) read more »

Kansas man part of local effort for half century

Lloyd Everett is thinking about retiring. If he does, he’ll end a career that has spanned six decades. Even though he hails from Kansas, Lloyd’s work as a custom harvester has been bringing him to the local area for more than 50 years.

Posted 9/08/11 (Thu) read more »

Harvest shows mixed bag

Area producers are continuing to harvest small grains as weather provides only slightly drier conditions than what has been seen over the growing season.

Posted 9/08/11 (Thu) read more »

County school enrollments on upswing

Schools in McLean County, as well as McClusky and Lewis and Clark North Shore (Makoti and Plaza), are bucking the trend of declining enrollments around the state.

Posted 9/01/11 (Thu) read more »